Science for the Sustainability Transition (2002)

Science for the Sustainability Transition
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Science for the Sustainability Transition



Sustainability is one of today s many pressing issues that the National Academies addresses via studies and other mechanisms. National Academies studies relevant to sustainability are numerous and range from analyses of the state of science on specific topics to broad trans-disciplinary examinations of the state of the planet, including potential paths to a sustainability transition.

This CD-ROM features select reports about or pertaining to sustainability, including:

Our Common Journey: A Transition Toward Sustainability; The Drama of the Commons; Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions; Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change: Research Pathways for the Next Decade; Nature and Human Society: The Quest for a Sustainable World; Nature s Numbers: Expanding the National Economic Accounts to Include the Environment; Environmentally Significant Consumption: Research Directions; Grand Challenges in the Environmental Sciences; Plants and Population: Is There Time?; Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics; Under the Weather: Climate, Ecosystems, and Infectious Disease; Information Systems and the Environment; and Rebuilding the Unity of Health and the Environment: A New Vision of Environmental Health for the 21st Century.


  • Environment and Environmental Studies — Sustainable Development

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National Research Council. Science for the Sustainability Transition. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.

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